Kurseong Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Darjiling district, West Bengal

Kurseong Block of Darjiling district has total population of 94,347 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 47,030 are males while 47,317 are females. In 2011 there were total 20,892 families residing in Kurseong Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Kurseong Block is 1,006.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 15.3% people lives in Urban areas while 84.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.6% while that in the rural areas is 79.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kurseong Block is 1,030 while that of Rural areas is 1,002.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kurseong Block is 8525 which is 9% of the total population. There are 4240 male children and 4285 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kurseong Block is 1,011 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,006 ) of Kurseong Block.

The total literacy rate of Kurseong Block is 81.15%. The male literacy rate is 80.58% and the female literacy rate is 67.1% in Kurseong Block.

Population
94,347
Literacy
81.15%
Sex Ratio
1,006

To facilitate the administration, Kurseong Block is further divided into 1 town and 72 villages.

Kurseong Block Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kurseong Block.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 8,525 4,240 4,285
Literacy 81.15% 80.58% 67.1%
Scheduled Caste 8,271 4,010 4,261
Scheduled Tribe 29,232 14,610 14,622
Illiterate 24,701 9,135 15,566

Caste-wise Population - Kurseong Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 31% of total population in Kurseong Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 8,271 4,010 4,261
Schedule Tribe 29,232 14,610 14,622

Religion-wise Population - Kurseong Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 62,111 (65.83%) 30,939 31,172
Muslim 610 (0.65%) 344 266
Christian 7,110 (7.54%) 3,475 3,635
Sikh 38 (0.04%) 19 19
Buddhist 22,420 (23.76%) 11,247 11,173
Jain 69 (0.07%) 35 34
Other Religion 1,750 (1.85%) 864 886
No Religion Specified 239 (0.25%) 107 132

Literacy Rate - Kurseong Block

Average literacy rate of Kurseong Block in 2011 were 81.15% in which, male and female literacy were 88.56% and 73.78% respectively. Total literate in Kurseong Block were 69,646 of which male and female were 37,895 and 31,751 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kurseong Block

The Sex Ratio of Kurseong Block is 1,006 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,006 females in Kurseong Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 1,011 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,006 ) of Kurseong Block.


Child Population - Kurseong Block

According to Census 2011, there were 8,525 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kurseong Block. Out of which 8,525 were male while 8,525 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kurseong Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 3,231 families under Kurseong Block living in urban areas while 3,231 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 15.3% of total population of Kurseong Block lives in Urban areas while 84.7% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 1,085 while that in rural region is 7,440.

Total Urban Rural
Population 94,347 14,444 79,903
Children (0 - 6 years) 8,525 1,085 7,440
Schedule Caste 8,271 2,152 6,119
Schedule Tribe 29,232 3,390 25,842
Literacy 81.15% 89.65% 79.59%
Sex Ratio 1,006 1,030 1,002

Working Population - Kurseong Block

In Kurseong Block out of total population, 34,118 were engaged in work activities. 73.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 34,118 workers engaged in Main Work, 2,764 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 709 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 25,193 16,183 9,010
Cultivators 2,764 2,149 615
Agriculture Labourer 709 486 223
Household Industries 621 416 205
Other Workers 21,099 13,132 7,967
Marginal Workers 8,925 5,675 3,250
Non Working 60,229 25,172 35,057

Kurseong Block Map


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